Recorded on December 21, 1928 in New York City. Hurt said, when asked about this sweet murder ballad, that he "made it up from hearing people talk. He was a great man, I know that, and he was killed by two men named Bob and Louis. I got enough of the story to write me a song." ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Music, Acoustic, Ballad, Blues, Acoustic Country Blues, 78rpm Source: 78RPM>CD>MP3
78 RPM record GRINDING noises is removed (with Goldwave) so that we can hear what went onto the record instead of nearly a century of misuse. Dates, if given are a guess. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: popular, 78rpm, 1920s
Ross Neilsen & Mike Dixon live at the Trailside Inn Cafe in Mt. Stewart, PEI, Canada on September 23, 2011. 1 of 3 Ross Neilsen - vocal & guitar Mike Dixon - vocal & guitar http://www.rossneilsen.com/ http://thelow-filab.blogspot.com/ Topics: Ross Neilsen, Cheapfeet, Mike Dixon, Trailside Inn, Trailside Cafe, live music, PEI, Mississippi...
Recorded on february 14, 1928 in Memphis. It was on the strength of this recording, and it's flip side, "Frankie," that Hurt was invited to go to New York to attend his only other recording session. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Music, Acoustic, Blues, Acoustic Country Blues, 78rpm Source: 78RPM>CD>MP3
Recorded on December 21, 1928 in New York City. After this recording session Hurt went back home to his home in Northwestern Mississippi and did not record again until over 30 years later. He "disappeared" until Tom Hoskins "re-discovered" him earning $28 a month on a cattle farm in the early sixties. The clue to finding Hurt was in this tune: "Avalon's my home town, always on my mind." After his "re-discovery," Hurt became popular with the folkie crowd... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Music, Acoustic, Blues, Acoustic Country Blues, 78rpm Source: 78RPM>CD>MP3